About Amber Dawn:
Amber Dawn is a Canadian writer, who won the 2012 Dayne Ogilvie Prize, presented by the Writers' Trust of Canada to an emerging lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender writer.
Morning came in through the blinds cutting everything into ribbons.
I swung my hips around like I unscrewed at the waist.
When he did appear his eyes were as brown as I remembered, pupils flecked with gold like beach pebbles.
I’m jealous – not of their money to spend, but jealous that, for them, going home is a simple matter of turning down the correct lane.
I had spent so much time secretly scared of rape that in that moment I was hardly even afraid anymore. Or rather I had moved on to my next fear—what happens when it’s over? Would I be left there, alone? Injured? Or worse?